How do you get past Firegleam in Horizon Forbidden West? What is Firegleam and how do you clear it? Firegleam is a new part of the open world in Horizon Forbidden West, and you might be wondering how to get past it. As part of our Horizon Forbidden West guide, we're going to explain what Firegleam is and how to clear it.
Horizon Forbidden West: What Is Firegleam?
Firegleam is an obstacle found throughout the open world of Horizon Forbidden West. It looks like a few red glowing crystals amid some strange plants, growing from walls and rocks. Much like Metal Flowers, Firegleam serves as a way to stop you from accessing specific areas until you learn how to deal with it.
Horizon Forbidden West: How Do You Get Past Firegleam?
You will find Firegleam all over the place, likely before the game has explained what it is. Before you learn how to get rid of Firegleam, any you find will be marked on your map as a Blocked Path.
You will learn how to get past Firegleam during the Main Quest, Death's Door. After this mission is complete, Aloy will be able to ignite any Firegleam she finds by pressing R2 next to it, which will then explode after a few seconds, revealing what's been hiding behind it. Any Firegleam you discover will appear on your map with this icon:
That's how to get past Firegleam in Horizon Forbidden West. Have you found much Firegleam yet? Tell us in the comments section below, and check out our Horizon Forbidden West guide for lots more info on the game.